This open letter, signed by Craig Berman, Sarah Glynn, Abe Hayeem, Rosamine Hayeem, Yael Kahn, Michael Kalmanovitz, Roisin Kalmanovitz, Agnes Kory, Selma James, Les Levidow. Moshe Machover, Helen Marks, Sam Weinstein and Karl Weiss, was first issued on 10 June 2018… 772 more words
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The World Health Organization (WHO) on Monday released the 11th edition of its International Classification of Diseases (ICD) manual, which no longer classifies being transgender as a mental health disorder — but now classifies playing video games as a mental health disorder.
Compulsive video game playing has now been classified as a mental health problem, the World Heath Organisation has said.
The agency said classifying ‘Gaming Disorder’ as a seperate condition will ‘serve a public health purpose for countries to be better prepared to identify this issue’. 327 more words
Every year on 14 June, countries around the world celebrate World Blood Donor Day (WBDD). The event, established in 2004, serves to raise awareness of the need for safe blood and blood products, and to thank blood donors for their voluntary, life-saving gifts of blood. 44 more words